0000015611 00000 n This is a great documentary, because in a straightforward manner it tells the story of a great man, Tom Dowd, a recording engineer who worked for Atlantic Records for about 50 years. Tom Dowd won a long overdue Grammy Award for Excellence in Music this year. On 24 August 2004, filmmaker Mark Moorman's 90 minute documentary, "Tom Dowd And The Language Of Music" will be released on DVD. Tom Dowd was a musician, engineer, producer, physicist, mathematician, and everyday genius. : Interviews. He soon became a top recording engineer there and recorded popular artists such as Ray Charles, the Drifters, the Coasters, the Spinners, Ruth Brown and Bobby Darin, including Darin's famous rendition of Kurt Weill/Bertolt Brecht's "Mack the Knife". Tom Dowd was an amazing man who led an amazing life, and it is pieced together beautifully in this engaging documentary. 0000011318 00000 n A documentary film, Tom Dowd and the Language of Music, which features interviews with Clapton, Charles, producer Phil Ramone, Aretha Franklin and the Allmans, is in the works. : Interviews. The independently produced film debuted at the 2003 Sundance Film Festival and has been screened at festivals around the world since then. Phil McGowan (user:PhilyG) 05:36, 3 May 2007 (UTC) His research for the military was more advanced than academic courses at that time.[2]. 0000009769 00000 n 0000014703 00000 n Tom Dowd and the Language of Music premiered at the 2003 Sundance Film Festival. A lot of the information in this article is similar to that presented in a TV documentary on Tom Dowd shown a little while ago -- maybe PBS? Find Tom Dowd bio, music, credits, awards, & streaming links on AllMusic - A staff engineer at Atlantic Records for over 25… Dowd worked as an engineer and producer from the 1940s until the beginning of the 21st century. It is currently playing in select movie theatres in the United States. Tom Dowd was an amazing man who led an amazing life, and it is pieced together beautifully in this engaging documentary. Documentary plus Verschenen 2005 Kenmerken 1 dvd-video (ca. Ray Charles. Dowd also played in a band at New York's Columbia University, where he became a conductor. 0000009847 00000 n The most recent entry in this category enchanted a number of members of He died on October 27, 2002 in New York City. 0000003505 00000 n 0000011179 00000 n 0000009368 00000 n 0000009228 00000 n 0000014598 00000 n A film documentary Tom Dowd and The Language of Music September 30, 2004, 7:30pm Shoreline Community College, Room 818 (music building) Every so often a commercial film arrives which shows the magic, art, and science behind what many of us love to do: audio for music. 's, Otis Redding, Aretha Franklin, Joe Castro and Primal Scream. A man who seemingly fit many lives into one lifetime, Tom Dowd was born on October 20, 1925 in New York City. 0000010099 00000 n 0000013295 00000 n A documentary film, Tom Dowd and the Language of Music, which features interviews with Clapton, Charles, producer Phil Ramone, Aretha Franklin and the Allmans, is in the works. ], New York Verschenen 2004 Kenmerken 1 dvd-video (180 min), kleur, geluid, breedbeeld 0000017557 00000 n Shop for Vinyl, CDs and more from Tom Dowd at the Discogs Marketplace. Tom Dowd & the language of music. Find Tom Dowd credit information on AllMusic. Find Tom Dowd award information on AllMusic. The independently produced film debuted at the 2003 Sundance Film Festival and has been screened at festivals around the world since then. It is currently playing in select movie theatres in the United States. Mr. Dowd was the lead recording engineer for many famous albums, including those by John Coltrane, Ray Charles, Aretha Franklin, Led Zeppelin, and Derek and the Dominos. Bassist Nathan East on Eric Clapton and "Change the World," Plus, Watch His Documentary ; Tom Dowd Biography by Ron Wynn + Follow Artist. On 24 August 2004, filmmaker Mark Moorman's 90 minute documentary, "Tom Dowd And The Language Of Music" will be released on DVD. A documentary about Tom Dowd, who was an innovative recording engineer and producer of noted albums with John Coltrane, Ornette Coleman, Otis Redding, Eric Clapton, the Allman Brothers and many others. Documentary Re-Release Update The creators of the 90-minute documentary film TOM DOWD & THE LANGUAGE OF MUSIC have prepared the film for a hi-definition re-remaster and re-release, and have offers to re-distribute the film worldwide. 0000010313 00000 n 0000010556 00000 n 89 min), kleur, geluid Aantekening Engels gesproken, Nederlands ondertiteld Bevat ook o.a. 0000009259 00000 n Ahmet Ertegen. The purpose of the work was unclear until 1945. A look at Tom Dowd and the Language Of Music, the documentary on the man behind the music. 0000009808 00000 n But you should. Tom Dowd and the Language of Music is a documentary profiling the life and work of music. Uitgever Palm Pictures [prod. 0000002907 00000 n 0000011035 00000 n He was credited with innovating the multitrack recording method. 0000003376 00000 n Tom Dowd & the Language of Music is a documentary profiling the life and work of music producer/recording engineer Tom Dowd. He died of emphysema on October 27, 2002, in Florida, where he had been living and working at Criteria Studios for many years, a week after his 77th birthday. Zijn innovatieve werkwijze in de studio bestond onder meer uit het gebruik van achtsporenrecorders en zelfgemaakte microfoons. But you don't have to be a fan of Tom Dowd to appreciate this disc. 0000009290 00000 n Create a book Download as PDF Printable version. This is a great documentary, because in a straightforward manner it tells the story of a great man, Tom Dowd, a recording engineer who worked for Atlantic Records for about 50 years. 0000010847 00000 n Anyone who loves music will find something here to appreciate, whether it's archival footage of Otis Redding, an interview with Eric Clapton, or Dowd's rendition of "I Love a Piano" by Irving Berlin. 0000011668 00000 n He was also employed at the physics laboratory of Columbia University. A documentary about Tom Dowd, who was an innovative recording engineer and producer of noted albums with John Coltrane, Ornette Coleman, Otis … Recording engineer Tom Dowd was the secret weapon behind records by Aretha Franklin, Ray Charles, John Coltrane, Eric Clapton, the Allman Brothers Band, Lynyrd Skynyrd and so many others. Explore releases from Tom Dowd at Discogs. 0000002033 00000 n Documentary plus Verschenen 2005 Kenmerken 1 dvd-video (ca. 0000010517 00000 n 0000009478 00000 n Okay, maybe not. Bassist Nathan East on Eric Clapton and "Change the World," Plus, Watch His Documentary ; Tom Dowd Biography by Ron Wynn + Follow Artist. 0000010996 00000 n 0000010776 00000 n 0000004210 00000 n In the 2004 biopic Ray, Tom Dowd was portrayed by actor Rick Gomez. Tom Dowd, as captured in a still from the documentary Tom Dowd and the Language of Music. Thomas John Dowd (October 20, 1925 – October 27, 2002) was an American recording engineer and producer for Atlantic Records. 0000015575 00000 n Ray Charles. Anyone who loves music will find something here to appreciate, whether it's archival footage of Otis Redding, an interview with Eric Clapton, or Dowd's rendition of "I Love a Piano" by Irving Berlin. 0000011780 00000 n 0000009691 00000 n But you don't have to be a fan of Tom Dowd to appreciate this disc. Feature-length documentary. Recording engineer Tom Dowd was the secret weapon behind records by Aretha Franklin, Ray Charles, John Coltrane, Eric Clapton, the Allman Brothers Band, Lynyrd Skynyrd and so many others. Documentary Re-Release Update The creators of the 90-minute documentary film TOM DOWD & THE LANGUAGE OF MUSIC have prepared the film for a hi-defintion re-remaster and re-release, and have offers to re-distribute the film worldwide. Otis … 0000009989 00000 n 0000013096 00000 n Tom Dowd, an innovative recording engineer and producer who made noted albums with John Coltrane, ... A documentary, ''Tom Dowd and the Language of … Tom Dowd. A documentary about Tom Dowd, who was an innovative recording engineer and producer of noted albums with John Coltrane, Ornette Coleman, Otis … Tom Dowd & the Language of Music (2004) Although he's not as well known as many of the musicians whose records he produced, Tom Dowd's influence in the music world is undeniable. 0000015552 00000 n While working for Atlantic Records, he lived in Westwood, NJ with his wife Jackie and his sons, Steven and Todd. Summaries. ], New York Verschenen 2004 Kenmerken 1 dvd-video (180 min), kleur, geluid, breedbeeld Tom Dowd studied mathematics and physics at Columbia University, where, from the ages of 16 to 20 he worked on the Manhattan Project. Who is Tom Dowd? 0000010918 00000 n 0000015530 00000 n [5], Dowd helped to shape the artists that he worked with, and because he worked with an array of great artists on some of the world's greatest recordings, Dowd was highly influential in creating the sound of the second half of the 20th Century. I thought that I should give a little more info about the Tom Dowd documenatry from yesterdays post. 0000010957 00000 n Otis … Hij heeft uiteenlopende muziekstijlen … Uitgever Palm Pictures [prod. Bobb: I saw the Tom Dowd documentary on Sundance Channel about 2 years ago. Who is Tom Dowd? If you Google “incredibly interesting life”, you’ll see a picture of Tom Dowd. �,RL���ʘu36}�P���u�U�icć�^Tw�)�Գ�1mw`���0)D h�,����ʁZ%����_H�n>����ѐ ���F 00dt4P�s@_La`�!�݁8 �/Q^n ��=ll7�>C S� [6], Dowd is credited as the engineer who popularized the eight-track recording system for commercial music and popularized the use of stereophonic sound. 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Tom Dowd documentary on Pitchfork TV this week. 0000011485 00000 n Documentary Re-Release Update The creators of the 90-minute documentary film TOM DOWD & THE LANGUAGE OF MUSIC have prepared the film for a hi-defintion re-remaster and re-release, and have offers to re-distribute the film worldwide. Dowd took a job at a classical music recording studio until he obtained employment at Atlantic Records. He died on October 27, 2002 in New York City. 0000009918 00000 n The most recent entry in this category enchanted a number of members of It was he who encouraged Jerry Wexler of Atlantic Records to install an Ampex eight-track recorder, enabling Atlantic to be the first recording company to record using multiple tracks. Tom Dowd was born on October 20, 1925 in New York City, New York, USA. 0000011516 00000 n Tom Dowd won a long overdue Grammy Award for Excellence in Music this year. Mr. Dowd was the lead recording engineer for many famous albums, including those by John Coltrane, Ray Charles, Aretha Franklin, Led Zeppelin, and Derek and the Dominos. 0000013041 00000 n 0000009103 00000 n [2] Dowd planned to obtain a degree in nuclear physics when he completed his work on the Manhattan Project. Tom Dowd Documentary Hey, don't know if there is a more appropriate sub but I've been looking high and low for the Tom Dowd and the Language of Music Documentary everywhere but can't seem to find it. The Allman Brothers Band. Mattisse 14:18, 2 November 2006 (UTC) Yes, there is a documentary out called "Tom Dowd and the Language of Music." Summaries. At age 18, Dowd was drafted into the military with the rank of sergeant. Tom Dowd & The Language of Music. Tom Dowd, an innovative recording engineer and producer who made noted albums with John Coltrane, ... 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